Vanessa Guillén, a U.S. Army soldier, was reported missing on April 23, 2020 from Fort Hood, Texas where she was stationed with the 3rd Cavalry Regiment. Guillén's disappearance began to obtain national attention in June. Vanessa Guillén was 20 years old, from Houston, Texas.
Spc Guillén was sexually harassed by an NCO (non-commissioned officer), she was vocal about this to her family and afraid to report the harassment. We want to help support survivors of sexual harassment and assault in the military and donate all proceeds of this event in Spc Vanessa Guillén's name.
There needs to be change in how the military handles sexual harassment and assault, we need to stand up for individuals like Spc Guillén and demand change. We want to be able to support survivors, and give them an outlet to come together and know they are not alone.
100% of the donations made at this event will be donated to Protect our Defenders
Below is a link to protectourdefenders.com
and their story on Vanessa Guillén:Speier, Gillibrand Call for Investigation Into Disappearance of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen* IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO BRING A HYDRATION SOURCE WITH YOU.